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Joyce Joyner’s Legacy of Caring For Others

Emily Lemus and her husband are long-time friends of Lemonade International and have sponsored a boy named Juan Carlos who attends the Mandarina academy for the past two and a half years. In remembrance of her aunt, Joyce Joyner, who passed away on April 3, Emily decided to do something meaningful in her honor. Today, […]

Reading the Bible with the Churchless

Weekly Bible studies take place in homes throughout La Limonada – engaging individuals and families who are interested in reading God’s word together and learning how they can follow Jesus each day. The team in Guatemala teach about who Jesus is, his love for them, and how they can follow him. This is true discipleship! […]

Presence in Pain

Names have been changed to protect the family. The prayer walk comes to a halt. They have reached the place where blood was spilled days before. Life was taken at the hands of frustrated teenagers with guns in their hands and retaliation in their hearts. Prayers spill out as the group cries, “Lord, end this […]

Shoes Make A Difference

We recently shared photos of the 317 shoes provided for the children of La Limonada through Give Christmas 2014. Seeing the smiling faces and sparkling eyes of the children filled many of us with the joy of the impact that a new pair of shoes can have. Not discarded, unwanted, and used shoes, but a […]

Introducing the Marcelina Fund

Every day in La Limonada, we encounter needs among vulnerable individuals and families that are unpredictable and urgent. For years, the team has cared for those in difficult circumstances when designated funds were donated to meet specific needs. Now we have a way to extend mercy immediately. It’s the Marcelina Fund, named in honor of […]

Bev Hutton’s Legacy of Loving Children

Jim Hutton visiting Guatemala with his pastor Karl Roth, along with Tita Evertsz and Rebecca Gant. After meeting Tita and visiting La Limonada last year, it was clear to Jim Hutton that supporting the work of the academies and the scholar program was exactly what his late wife Bev would have wanted. Bev passed away […]

What Faithful Love Really Looks Like [Guest Post]

Today’s post is by Lindsay Stevenson, and it originally appeared on her blog Little House Big World. You may recall that last year, Lindsay also shared a two-part series on how sponsorship changed her life (read Part 1 and Part 2). Lindsay was in La Limonada last week with Ekklesia Church, and this post was […]

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